VinoKilo Internship Program

VinoKilo is looking for several interns, starting September 1.

The internships we offer have the following focus areas:

  • Internship Operations ( Mainz )
  • Internship Online Sales( Mainz )
  • Internship Online Marketing ( Berlin )
  • Community Manager ( Berlin )
  • Branding ( Flexible )

VINOKILO

What we do:

Vinokilo is a social enterprise which runs Germany’s biggest pop-up event for second hand clothes, clothes are sold at a kilo price at our events.

How we do:

Secondhand clothes are hand selected out of containers of clothing waste. They are curated, cleaned and repaired and sold as vintage ( all time classics 60s — 90s ) at our pop up events (in Germany, Netherlands and Nordics) per kilo and in a feel-good atmosphere of wine, food and music.

Why we do:

By covering as many distribution touch points as possible ( offline events, online sales and stores ), we want to become Europe’s largest touchpoint for reusing second — hand clothing and hence inspire globally to see secondhand clothes as first hand alternative to newly industrialized clothing items.

Job Description Operation Team

Startdate: The internship will start 1st of September

Duration: 3 - 6 Months

Location: Mainz

Compensation: To be discussed

As part of the operational event team it would be your job to support and execute the VinoKilo Family Vibe to the outside and maintaining the close relationship we keep with our community. As well as building up logistics and supply chains with us.

Your tasks would be:

  • Helping with organizing events in multiple countries
  • Working with systems and processes on maximizing operational efficiency
  • Helping the operational team organize logistic and supply chain systems
  • Supporting the team in finding finding Event Locations

Job Description Online Sales

Startdate: The internship will start 1st of September

Duration: 3–6 Months

Location: Mainz

Compensation: To be discussed

As part of the online sales team you will embark on a world of exploration and a deep dive into different e-commerce opportunities. It would be your job to support the Online Sales Team in testing new channels, manage client relationships, make operations more efficient with the goal of creating a sustainable alternative to the offline engagment ( Events ).

Your tasks would be:

  • Support in selecting garments and fashion outfits
  • Communicate with customers and manage complaints and requests
  • Activating personal network of vintage lovers and create strong ties to individuals all over Northern Europe
  • Execute data collection from all Online Activities
  • Work hand in hand with the e-commerce team in developing new concepts that drive sales through various channels ( Instagram, Facebook, Shopify, Whatsapp, Snapchat )
  • Manage Influencer Relationships
  • Support in Packaging and Shipping of Fashion Items

Job Description Online Marketing

Startdate: The internship will start 1st of September

Duration: 3–6 Months

Location: Berlin

Compensation: To be discussed

As part of the Online Marketing team it would be your job to develop a fun strategy to communicate the VinoKilo Family Vibe to the outside, support in online and offline communications as well as visit events with us and maintaining the close relationship we keep with our community.

Your tasks would be:

  • Activating personal network of vintage lovers and create strong ties to individuals all over Northern Europe
  • Execute data collection at events
  • Activating helpers to promote events at their home cities.
  • Act as the point of contact between followers, customers, visitors and the VinoKilo family
  • Work hand in hand with the communication team in developing concepts that drive engagement and excitement within the community — be proactive 
  • Bring the voice of the customers in to Vinokilo’s day to day activities.
  • Bring in personal expertise in networking, communicating and handling multiple dialogues.

Job Description Community Manager

Startdate: The internship will start 1st of September

Duration: 3–6 Months

Location: Berlin

Compensation: To be discussed

As part of the Online Marketing team it would be your job to develop a fun strategy to communicate & engage with the VinoKilo Family Vibe to the outsiders. Support in managing the online and offline community.

  • Inbox Management: Going through messages and customer inquiries daily, making sure all requests are responded timely and in a warm and friendly form of communication that reflects the Vinokilo Branding/Communications
  • Responsible for the growth of the Facebook group: Vinokilo Fans
  • Building and maintaining a community of active vintage lovers; keeping them up to date with VK news, engage with them and activate them to interact with our social media profiles
  • Execute data collection at events
  • Activating helpers to promote events at their home cities.
  • Act as the point of contact between followers, customers, visitors and the VK family
  • Work hand in hand with Nefeli in developing concepts that drive engagement and excitement within the community- be proactive.
  • Provide feedback and flag up issues regarding online sale or events: bring the voice of the customers in to Vinokilo’s day to day activities.

Job Description Branding Support

Startdate: The internship will start 1st of September

Duration: 3–6 Months

Location: Flexible

Compensation: To be discussed

  • pref knows the Adobe suite ( nice to have )
  • is a visual creative, with a keen eye for design, spaces, architecture, interiors, experiential design
  • is pref a ( communication / architecture / fashion / interior ) design student — they know how to get shit done under pressure and are natural problem solvers.
  • will execute printing, setting up events, making sure ALL branding aspects are in order and executed beautifully.
  • will execute ordering / organising brand collateral and changes in events — painting ( or getting someone to paint ) boxes, racks, swing set etc.
  • will make sure the office is clean, inviting and creatively set up.
  • strong will power, professional and pref not dear friends with the members of the company.
  • will mediate design request to the designer
  • will keep me updated on everything experiential, visual on everyday basis.
  • Eye for style. All things visual and then better they are the more creative freedom is achieved!

What we are looking for:

At Vinokilo we do different things very differently. We are not your average everyday company and hence are not interested if you are a straight A-Class student. For us the things mentioned below are significantly important:

  • The Will to travel
  • Proactive mindset
  • Hungry for responsibilities and tasks
  • Ability to work on the weekends
  • Able to work in a fast pace business environment
  • Sharp teams skills
  • Cheerful personality
  • Intercultural communication
  • English (+) language
  • Can work indipendently

What you get from it:

We are fanatical about learning, growing, experimenting, sutainability, fashion, creativity and startups.

We are well aware that we can’t compete with large cooperations on Salary, Benefit Packages or size of Cantines.

We are passionate about people and we know that by taking our time, giving you responsibilities, being open and transparent in our communication we can exceed any learning & personal development experience at any other company.

Our agile and remote working structures let us be flexible and proactive to jump on opportunities anywhere — If you tell us what you want to do to, show us who you are, you will get space to create and develop!

Our interns receive regular mentoring sessions focusing on personal and professional development as well as the opportunity to learn more about other departments and how we all fit together. We will even supply you with your selection of ‘One-of a kind Vintage Items’ ( Forgot the Drumroll here ) .

“You are part of a team and you are relied upon”

How to apply
Drop us anything you’d like: a mail, voice message, video, even an oldschool letter. For now, this is our email address: VinoKilo.jobs@gmail.com

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